Community Justice Assistant

Type: Temporary

Date Posted: 45002

Closing Date: 45022

Location: Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 6QP

Salary: £16.02 per hour

Community Justice Assistant

Blue Arrow are currently recruiting for a six month contract within the Public Sector. The Justice Assistant should be an integral member of Justice Services, providing access and Initial Assessment services as well as support to a range of service users. The role of the Justice Assistant is one which will require the development and utilisation of a range of skills, knowledge and abilities.The successful candidates will be deployed within the Justice Service. One within our Court Team and the other within our Supervision Team. They will be required to complete reports and manage a caseload within the service mainly although not exclusively via structured deferred sentences, diversion from prosecution and bail and a range of supervision order.Essential Skills: – Significant previous experience of direct service user contact in a Health, Social Care, or Justice setting.- Ability to work constructively with difficult and challenging people using authority appropriately.- Proven experience of working in partnership with other services.- Ability to communicate to a high standard in written and verbal form. This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.To find out more, call 01506412229 today!Blue Arrow is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to helping find great work opportunities for great people.

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